Politicians conflicted over Qantas decision

With Qantas handing the hat around to politicians, John Addis explains why they'll find it hard to resist.

The frosted glass door marked ‘private’ is easily missed by design. But a few minutes spent noting the people that pass through it quickly reveals the power of corporate Australia’s most effective influence machine.

Whilst Qantas Club lounges are stacked with grayed-out sky warriors and hi-vis miners loading up on chips and Cascade, the Chairman’s Lounge is altogether more sedate and exclusive.


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